Back Squat Tutorial

Welcome to the blog we're going to do on squats, with tips and tricks and things that we look for when we're coaching people, ourselves and things that can help you improve your squatting to make sure you’re getting the biggest bang for your buck.
One of the things that we've definitely been told a lot when new clients come to us is that they can't deep squat as they've been told by other people, trainers, physios or whoever that’s due to their anatomy.

Seven Steps For Mums To Get Their Pre Baby Body Back!

So you are a mum and you want your pre baby body back right?

Your unhappy with how you look and want to get back to your old self?

Maybe you’re lacking energy, feeling sluggish and want to get fit again?

You’re thinking it was hard enough staying in shape before you had your little bundle of joy, let alone getting back in shape when you have this little human to look after 24/7.

It’s tough for some mums to get back into shape after having children sometimes really tough.

Modified Contrast Training to Lift Your Squat

Contrast Training is normally used for training strength and power.

 
In which you do a heavy strength based movement followed by a ballistic or explosive exercise of a similar movement pattern.
 

For example...

Barbell back squat

Jump Squat

Or

Bench Press

Medicine Ball Chest throw

 

The benefit of contrast training is that it causes post activation potentiation.

Giant Sets For Giant Gains

Giant Sets are super sets and tri sets weird, misunderstood cousin that no one wants to sit next to at family functions.

 
But in reality when used properly they can bring a level of results that few other methods can.
 

If you've been around the gym for a while you've probably done super sets or tri sets at one time or another.